Valentine's Day will be missing a traditional sweet treat this year. The candy company that has minted Sweethearts for decades went bankrupt and closed last July, putting a temporary end to an era. The New England Confection Company better known as NECCO was bought out by Spangler Candy Company, who intend to bring back the conversational Sweethearts candies back next season. CandyStore.com says NECCO produced around eight-billion of the candy hearts every year.
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